Inga Ålenius

Inga Maria Ålenius (15 May 1938 – 23 April 2017, in Stockholm)[1] was a Swedish actress. She is best known for her role as "Lisen" in Fanny and Alexander.

Ålenius 2012.

Early life and careerEdit

Ålenius was born on 15 May 1938 and educated at the City Theater's drama school in Norrköping. She worked at the County Theater in Västerås, People's Theater in Gothenburg, and the National Theater. Her first film credit was the 1968 film Under ditt parasoll [sv], a film starring the pop/rock group Sven-Ingvars.[2]

She worked with Ingmar Bergman on his 1982 film Fanny and Alexander. She also worked in television, playing the role of "Astrid" on Hem till byn, Sweden's longest running TV series, for 30 years.[3] Ålenius had starred alongside actor Nils Poppe in several roles during the early 1990s.[2][3]

Later years and deathEdit

After turning 70, Ålenius moved to the town of Helsingborg. Her last role was in the play I Sista Minuten. Ålenius died following a brief illness in 2017, aged 78.[2][3]



  1. ^ "Vi vet när dina vänner fyller år". Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Töpffer, Michael (24 April 2017). "Skådespelaren Inga Ålenius död". Expressen Nöje. Thomas Mattsson. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  3. ^ a b c JÄVERBO, PATRIK (24 April 2017). "Skådespelaren Inga Ålenius är död". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 25 April 2017.

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